In-School Assemblies

OBC In-School Assemblies

Each season, Oakland Ballet dancers visit Oakland and East Bay schools to present special, educational dance assemblies. These on-site, educational assemblies are 45 minutes in length and include:

  • A 20 minute, narrated performance;
  • A lesson on how dancers train as athletes and artists, stay physically fit, and follow proper nutrition;
  • Dance history lesson;
  • A choreography workshop;
  • Q&A session providing students the opportunity to interact with the artists; and
  • Educational study guides and lesson plans that align with CA performing and visual arts standards.

Nutcracker Assemblies

Nutcracker themed assemblies are available on the below dates:

December 8, 2022, 9:00-9:45 am
December 9, 2022, 9:00-9:45 am
December 12, 2022, 9:00-9:45 am
December 13, 2022, 9:00-9:45 am

Email Bat Abbit, OBC Education Coordinator for information about scheduling a Nutcracker assembly at your school.

Luna Mexicana Assemblies

Email Bat Abbit, OBC Education Coordinator for information about scheduling a Luna Mexicana assembly at your school.

These programs are provided free of cost to Title I schools in Oakland.

If you are not a Title I school or are outside of the Oakland Unified School District and are interested in booking one of Oakland Ballet’s educational programs, please contact the Oakland Ballet office at 510-893-3132 or email our Education Coordinator Bat Abbit, for more information about availability and cost.

This program is supported by the Clorox Community Foundation, the Matson Foundation, and US Bank.